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Aug 4, 2017 Press Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The investigation into how air pollution emissions from the Tonawanda Coke plant may have affected nearby soil kicked into gear Friday with a gathering of elected officials, community organizers and scientists from the University at Buffalo and SUNY Fredonia.

Aug 3, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is writing to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calling for a full investigation into actions which led to a substantial sewer discharge into the Niagara River on July 29, 2017. 

Aug 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of August Through the program, staff members from Congressman Higgins’ office are available at satellite sites throughout the district to better serve the needs of constituents.
Aug 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) wrote a letter to the New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner, urging the department to publicly release the schedule for the Environmental Impact Study (EIS) of the Buffalo Skyway and expedite the study to ensure the Department of Transportation makes appropriate choices in regard to how much money will be spent rehabilitating the Skyway.
Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House of Representatives has approved legislation that will preserve Kids Korner, a program that provides veterans with childcare services at the Buffalo VA Medical Center.
Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is pushing for more to be done to address toxic algal blooms that threaten the health of Lake Erie and is writing to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator requesting the Harmful Algal Bloom Coordinator be provided with the resources to combat the problem.
Jul 27, 2017 Press Release
Reps. Brian Higgins (NY-26), John Larson (CT-01) and Joe Courtney (CT-02) are announcing introduction of the “Medicare Buy-In and Healthcare Stabilization Act”.
Jul 26, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that Northrop Grumman Amherst Systems has been awarded a $10,367,772 contract with the United States Air Force through the Department of Defense for the production of additional Joint Threat Emitter systems.

Jul 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, released the following statement in response to the President’s announcement of a transgender ban in the U.S. Military.
Jul 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced approval of H.R. 3218, The Harry W Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017.

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